Boeing temporarily suspends production at Puget Sound. The shutdown is inline with Boeing’s focus on a safe and orderly suspension of operations, it is expected to last 14 days starting on March 25. This action is to ensure the well-being of its employees, their families and the local community in response of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
“This necessary step protects our employees and the communities where they work and live,” said Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun. “We continue to work closely with public health officials, and we’re in contact with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders who are affected by this temporary suspension. We regret the difficulty this will cause them, as well as our employees, but it’s vital to maintain health and safety for all those who support our products and services, and to assist in the national effort to combat the spread of COVID-19,” Calhoun added.
“We will keep our employees, customers and supply chain top of mind as we continue to assess the evolving situation,” Calhoun said. “This is an unprecedented time for organizations and communities across the globe.”
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